Francis Bacon: His Life & Violent Times



[PDF / Epub] ☉ Francis Bacon: His Life & Violent Times ❤ Andrew Sinclair – E17streets4all.co.uk Until his death in , Francis Bacon was the most commanding figure in British art, celebrated for his evocations of the dark side of this turbulent century Andrew Sinclair, social historian and novelis Until his death His Life Kindle Ò in , Francis Bacon was the most commanding figure in British art, celebrated for his evocations of the dark side of this turbulent century Andrew Sinclair, social historian and novelist, knew Bacon and Francis Bacon: Kindle - conducted his last interview with the painter not long before his death This is the compelling story of a man who was always the outsider, a witness to the violence of his times and, for most of Bacon: His Life ePUB ´ his life, a sexual outlaw Born in Dublin of English parents in , Bacon said his earliest memories were of vivid scenes of the Sinn Fein uprising in Ireland and the destruction that rained down upon London from German zeppelins during World War I In its aftermath, Bacon, largely self taught as a painter, experienced the excitement and decadence of Weimar Berlin, lived in the Paris of the surrealists, and returned to England to endure the homefront terrors of World War II His richly colored art is shaped by anguish, terror, and hallucination, an attempt, according to Bacon himself, to make certain types of feeling visual Bacon thus rendered a truly visceral and deeply disturbing portrait of an age Andrew Sinclair s biography, rich with insights into the painter s personality, sexuality, and prophetic vision, is a compelling study of how history directs the artist to illuminate his period and its savage contradictions.Francis Bacon: His Life & Violent Times

Andrew Sinclair was His Life Kindle Ò born in Oxford in and was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge After earning a PhD in American History from Cambridge, he pursued an academic career in the United States and Francis Bacon: Kindle - England His first two novels, written while he was still at Cambridge, were both published in The Breaking of Bumbo based on his own experience in the Coldstream Guards, and later adapted for a film Bacon: His Life ePUB ´ written and directed by Sinclair and My Friend Judas Other early novels included The Project , The Hallelujah Bum , and The Raker The latter, also available from Valancourt, is a clever mix of Gothic fantasy and macabre comedy and was inspired by Sinclair s relationship with Derek Lindsay, the pseudonymous author of the acclaimed novel The Rack Sinclair s best known novel, Gog , a highly imaginative, picaresque account of the adventures of a seven foot tall man who washes ashore on the Scottish coast, naked and suffering from amnesia, has been named one of the top modern fantasy novels As the first in the Albion Triptych , it was followed by Magog and King Ludd Sinclair s varied and prolific career has also included work in film and a large output of nonfiction As a director, he is best known for Under Milk Wood , adapted from a Dylan Thomas play and starring Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor Sinclair s nonfiction includes works on American history including The Better Half The Emancipation of the American Woman, which won the Somerset Maugham Award , books on Dylan Thomas, Jack London, Che Guevara, and Francis Bacon, and,recently, works on the Knights Templar and the FreemasonsSinclair was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in He lives in London.

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    Francis Bacon: His Life & Violent Times PDF Õ from German zeppelins during World War I In its aftermath, Bacon, largely self taught as a painter, experienced the excitement and decadence of Weimar Berlin, lived in the Paris of the surrealists, and returned to England to endure the homefront terrors of World War II His richly colored art is shaped by anguish, terror, and hallucination, an attempt, according to Bacon himself, to make certain types of feeling visual Bacon thus rendered a truly visceral and deeply disturbing portrait of an age Andrew Sinclair s biography, rich with insights into the painter s personality, sexuality, and prophetic vision, is a compelling study of how history directs the artist to illuminate his period and its savage contradictions."/>
  • Hardcover
  • 354 pages
  • Francis Bacon: His Life & Violent Times
  • Andrew Sinclair
  • English
  • 02 June 2019
  • 0517586177

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